Job ID: 20-022EJHS
Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949. Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.
The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following:
We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength based approach. If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.
Youth Housing First works with youth between the ages of 16-24 years to find to safe, secure and sustainable permanent housing. Youth Housing First follows the Critical Time Intervention model that builds, tests, and refines connections to mainstream systems and natural supports (family and friends) to meet all of a person’s needs over a 9-month period.
The Housing Support Workers operate in partnership with a Complex Case Coordinator from EJHS and Homeward Trust Edmonton to secure appropriate housing placements. The Housing Support Workers are mobile to best offer their services to youth within the community to help the youth maintain their housing. In addition, the Housing Support Workers administer all assessments for the program.
Qualifications / Skills:
Conditions of Employment:
The Housing Support Worker is an outreach position where the worker will be required to be in the community assisting the youth meeting with community partners and other youth serving agencies. A safe reliable vehicle with business insurance will be required to complete this role. There may be times where the Housing Support Workers will have to work evenings and weekends to best meet the needs of the youth. The primary hours of work are Monday through Friday from 8:30AM-4:30PM.
Interviews for the position will be conducted on October 22 and 23, 2020.
The starting salary is $43,000 annually, with a competitive benefits package available upon successful completion of the probationary period.
Only those selected for a pre-screen will be contacted
Safety and harmony in our community
Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds
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